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andrews has more. >> the report says last year's record drought in texas was made roughly 20 times more likely because of man made climate change. specifically meaning warming that comes from greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide. the study requested by noaa, the national oceanic and atmospheric administration looked at 50 years of weather data in texas and concluded that man made warming had to be a factor in the drought. the head of the climate office is tom carl. >> what we're seeing in texas and other phenomena and other parts of the world where we can't explain these events by natural variability alone. they're just too rare, too uncommon. >> aside from the texas drought, noaa called the entire year of 2011 the year of extreme weather events. >> on the ground. >> starting in joplin, missouri. all told, there were seven tornado outbreaks in america last year that caused a billion dollars or more in damages. there were increased hurricanes in the north atlantic. unprecedented flooding in australia and widespread drought in east africa. and all of that was caused by la nina. typically
about power. the angels' kendry morales got it from both sides of the plate. in the sixth at texas, he hammered a two-run left-handed blast to right field. in the same inning batting righty, he launched one to deep center for a grand slam. how do you do that? morales is only the third hitter to homer from both sides in the same inning. >>> to minneapolis, in the fifth, the twins made a leaping catch at the wall to rob alex rios of a home run. and jim carroll, the sac fly to left and alexei castas beat the throw at the plate. final there twins 7-6. >>> in cincinnati, the reds started off hot against the padres, jumping in front 3- 0. in the fifth, a double to the wall drove in three runs. the padres rolled past cincinnati 11-5, snapping the reds' ten-game win streak. >>> this has got to hurt. in seattle, jesus montero nailed the second-base umpire right in the side. oh! he tried to get out of the way. took a while, but he finally got back on his feet. he's feeling just fine. mariners, by the way, beat the blue jays 4-1. >>> at the cubs game in chicago, a very shaky wedding proposal. see
nothing in them that would prevent romney from being president. while campaigning in texas, the president touted a $1 billion plan for math and science teachers. the goal, to reward academic achievement and teachers with salary stipends, terrell? >>> tara mergener, thank you so much. >>> the united nations security council is scheduled to vote on a new plan to end the violence in syria. but russia, which holds veto power, opposes part of the plan which could lead to the use of military force. >>> rebel forces are holding their ground in the capital damascus in tense and sustained fighting is reported. the mandate of u.n. observer force in syria expires friday. >>> north korean leader kim jong-un has a new title. marshal. his position as overall commander of the military. he already has the title of supreme commander of the korean's people's army. on monday, the chief of north korea's army was dismissed. >>> back in this country, the fda approved a second weight loss drug yesterday. cue simian was approved for people with weight-related conditions, like high blood pressure or diabetes. it'
the upper great lakes to the carolina. the heat will be on again from kansas to north texas. and in the lower mississippi valley, highs will be in the high 90s and 100s. in sports this morning, a sunday thrill in the olympics and a solid showing for team usa in basketball. lebron james had 8 assists in a 98-71 victory over france. in swimming, dana vollmer set a new world record while taking the gold in the women's 100 meter butterfly. but the french win the gold as the americans settle for silver. that 1silver is the 17th medal f michael phelps' career. so after the second full day of competition, here is the medal count. china leading the way with 12 total, italy, south korea and france round out the top five. >>> one member of team usa deserves special mention. kim rhode won the medal in skeet shooting and set a record dating back to 1996 when she was still a teenager. medal record back in >> shooter kim rhode wore a smile and her new gold medal after accomplishing what no american ever has. she's the first to win medals at five consecutive olympic games in a non-team spo
thunderstorms will range across much of the southeast while texas and the southern plains will have triple digit highs. the northeast and the west coast will be sunny. >>> in sports this morning, you could say that lin-sanity is back. jeremy lin, an overnight sensation is reported to have agreed to a four-year, $19.5 million contract offer from the houston rockets. this could get complicated. the free agent point guard can sign the offer sheet with houston next wednesday after which the knicks have three days to match it. if they do, lin has to stay in new york. >>> serena williams heading to the women's finals at wimbledon. for the seventh time. the four-time champion made short work of her competitor. she overpowered the number two seed with 24 -- 24 aces. to win it 6-3, 6-6. on saturday, she will face poland for the championship. >>> to baseball. orioles at the angels. baltimore took a lead on the second inning on back-to-back homers by reynolds and flaherty. two innings later,' three run shot made it 7-3 orioles. they took the lead when morales smacked a single to left. the final angels 9, o
. >>> the president campaigns in texas today, mitt romney in pennsylvania. they've been exchanging sharp criticism over jobs. sara mergener is in washington this morning with more. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. that's right, no question, both of the candidates are very much on the attack now. mitt romney on the president's record in the white house and the president not giving up on romney's tenure at a private equity firm. president barack obama was feeling the love while watching the u.s. olympic men's basketball team monday night. he wasn't as friendly to mitt romney. during a campaign event in ohio monday, the president pushed a new study which says romney's tax plans would be bad for america. >> governor romney's economic plan would, in fact, break 800,000 jobs. there's only one problem, the jobs wouldn't be in america. >> reporter: this latest attack is a new spin on an old theme, that romney shipped jobs overseas while still the head of bain capital. romney, who's been trying to beat back the bain attack. >> what does this say about a president whose record is so
where joshua was hiding. john blackstone, cbs news, aurora, colorado. >>> texas authorities are investigating a pickup truck crash that left 11 dead and 12 injured. the truck, a ford f-250 went off the road 100 miles southeast of san antonio and hit two trees. police say 23 people were crowded into the truck's cabin bed, including some children. it's unclear what caused the crash. >>> it's judgment day for penn state. today the ncaa will levy sanctions against the school in the wake of the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. cbs has learned that the sanctions are expected to be severe and unprecedented. ines ferre has the report. >> the 7 foot tall, 900-pound bronze statue of joe pat patd that once stood outside the stadium is gone. it was jackhammered from its foundation and hauled into storage on the eve of the university's judgment day. cbs news has learned penn state's football program will be spared the so-called death penalty, meaning it will not be suspended for a year or more. but a top ncaa officials said the penalties will include probation, loss of football scholars
eastward from the eastern dakotas across the lower great lakes to the ohio valley and from southwest texas to eastern california and north to wyoming. heavy monsoon rains could produce flash floods in southern arizona and new mexico. >>> in sports, serena williams two wins away from victory at wimbledon. quarterfinal action yesterday, williams made short work of her defeat. williams overpowered the czech champ with 13 aces to win in two sets. 6-3, 7-5. thursday, she faces australian open winner. >>> to baseball, baltimore at seattle, orioles left-hander had a four-run lead going into the seventh inning when there was a solo home run. baltimore's bullpen stumbled and the mariners tied it up. in the top of the ninth, a homer put the orioles back on top. they hold on for a 5-4 victory. milwaukee, second inning, the brewers maldonado slaps one to the mound. sanchez snags it behind his back for a 1-4-3 double play. all offense from there. reyes hit a solo homer to give the marlins a 12-11 lead. but ramirez answered with a two-run shot off miami closer keith bell. brewers get a walk-off win 13-1
of a sergeant accused of sexual assault. on a texas base. louis walker is accused of rape and aggravated sexual assault involving ten female trainees at lackland air force base. he's one of 12 being investigated. walker's lawyers rested their case yesterday after calling one witness. he could face life in prison. >>> this could be the worst year for whooping cough in this country in more than 50 years. there have been more than twice the number of cases seen so far this year than this time last year. whooping cough or pertussis is a highly contagious disease that can be fatal. jon lapook has our report. >> this clinic in everett, washington, has seen more than 250 cases of whooping cough this year. 20% more than usual. and it's stepping up its immunizations. more than 3,000 cases have been diagnosed in washington state. that's 13 times what they saw by this time last year. dr. thomas clark is at the centers for disease control. >> that's really on track to be a record since the 1940s and we're seeing similar increases in most states around the country and, in fact, we're probably on track for a
will be dry. the heat will be on from kansas to north texas. and the lower mississippi valley highs will be in the high 90s and 100s. >>> a solid showing for team usa in basketball. kevin durant led the way with 22 points, lebron james had a victory. tomorrow in swimming, dana vollmer set a new world record while taking the gold in the women's 100 meter butterfly. but the french winning the gold as the americans settle for silver. that silver is the 17th for michael phelps' career. here the the medal count. china leading the way with 12 total, including 6 gold. the u.s. in second with 11 total. italy, south korea and france round out the top five. in doing so, she set a con sective medal record back in 1996 when she was still a teenager. >> reporter: she wore a smile and a new gold medal after accomplishing what no american never had. she's the first to win medals in five consecutive olympic games in a non-team sport. >> it's just overwhelming. it's just something like you're pinching yourself. is this real? it's just incredible. it just seems like a dream. there's just no words to
. the heaviest rain is likely in florida, north carolina and west texas. brief downpours could produce flash flooding in parts of the desert southwest. near triple digit heat in the midwest and plains. >>> in sports, the reds are on a roll. scott roland is one of the reasons why. cincinnati fans arrived looking for a sweep of the cardinals. in the eighth they got what they came for. the reds held on for a 4-2 win. a three-game sweep of st. louis. their sixth straight victory. first inning at yankee stadium. a bat went flying into the stands and lookie who comes up with it. spike lee. he pops up places, doesn't he? >> of course, he shows off his swing for the crowd. he got to keep that bat. before that, though, top of the first, angels slugger albert pujols hit a solo home run to put l.a. up by two. minutes later, alex rodriguez tying the score for the yankees with a two-run shot of his own. 10-8. a-rod up to bat with the bases loaded. he popped up missing his chance to win the game and to top the great lou gehrig for most grand slams in major league history. in kansas city, white sox slugger
to texas with triple digit highs. the inland pacific northwest will see scattered storms. in sports this morning, he's officially the luck of indianapolis. quarterback andrew luck, the nfl's number one overall draft pick signed a four-year $22 million deal to play for the colts. luck will need a lot more of that in order to fill the shoes of peyton manning, who moved on to denver. but it could happen. stanford last season, luck threw for a school record 35 touchdowns. to baseball now, yankees at the as. oakland left fielder got things rolling with a two-run homer in the bottom of the first and the third. seth smith drove in two more putting the as up 4-0. a yankees rally led by nick swisher fell just short. the as held on to win this one, 4-3. >>> in boston, bottom of the ninth, red sox outfield, lofted a homer. after trailing chicago the whole game, ross and his teammates celebrated a walk-off 3-1 victory over the white sox. >>> in washington, mets third baseman david wright in a two-run homer in the top of the first and then how about tack on a three-run shot in the fourth giving
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thunderstorms throughout the day. strong storms with heavy rain and some hail are likely from southern texas to the carolinas. the northeast and midwest will be dry except for thunderstorms in the ohio valley. in the west, isolated thunderstorms could cause flash flooding from southeastern california to montana. >>> and in sports, pre-olympics basketball in las vegas. team usa versus the dominican republic. the nba superstars dominated, including lebron james an alley oop on a pass from darrin williams. kevin durant's three-point jumper, part of his 24 of the night. camillo anthony's -- they doubled the dominican score. 113-59. >>> not all olympic competitors have two legs. some use four. for hundreds of years, for actually 100 years, the elegant horse and rider event called dressage has been part of the olympics. this year, even in london, the u.s. team can't escape entirely from politics at home. a horse linked to mitt romney and his wife will be in the mix. randall pinkston reports. >>ian abling used to be afraid of horses, but now the german-born rider and his horse& are training for the
in texas. one player tweeted, it was so loud he thought jesus was coming. he must not be living right. after a rain delay, the game went 13 innings, but the rangers beating minnesota 4-3. >>> pittsburgh floods their way to the first place in the national central division. racked up 17 hits against san francisco including three home runs. the pirates left the giants 13-2. left the break winning 10 of the last 12 games. >>> heads up. this foul ball is coming right at you. minor leaguer will myers fouled this back in the game in kansas city. as you can see, the ball completely shattered the lens. that made me duck in the studio. myers had three rbis. they won, 17-5. >>> when we come back, a character for the ages. remember oscar winning actor ernest borgnine famous for his hard nose roles on both the big and small screens. for his hard nose roles on the big and small screens. bthe big and small screens. othe big and small screens. the big and small screens. the big and small screens. i'm a marathon runner, in absolute perfect physical condition and i had a heart attack right out of the c
. a line of fast hp moving and powerful storms stretched all the way from the texas/mexico border to new england knocking out power to more than 200,000 people and grounding hundreds of flights. shocks of lightning lit up the sky over new york city as the storm sped eastward. the system did its worst damage in he will myra, new york, knocking down trees and power lines and shredding the roof off a nearby parn. the national weather service is looking into the possibility that a tornado touched down. in cleveland, four workers were hurt when high winds knocked around the scaffolding they were working on. they were ten stories up when the storm blew through. they were forced to smash the building's windows to get to safety. thursday's storm bore striking similarities to the one that battered the midwest and mid-atlantic late last month. >> the fast-moving storm, it was a large cold front that traveled eastward and that's what we saw earlier today. the phenomenon is called a der ach yoe. it's pretty rare to see something like this. >> the storm ended a dry spell in northeastern ohio. in akro
, raphael furcal ended with an rbi single to give st. louis a 3-2 victory. >>> in arlington, texas, red sox second baseman pedroia hit a home run. but the rangers took back the lead. in the eighth a homer by right fielder nelson cruz. gave the rangers a 5-3 margin that held up for the win. >>> in london, members of team usa have chosen center mariel zagunis, a two-time gold medalist, to care the flag in the opening ceremonies. meanwhile, competition is under way in women's soccer. the u.s. trailed france early. the game was tied at 2 before the half. they scored twice again in the second half to give the defending olympic champions a 4-2 victory. at another women's soccer match, an olympic size flag flap or fail involving north korea. when the north koreans were introduced in glasgow, scotland, their photos were accompanied by the south korean flag. not good. olympic officials apologized but outraged north korean team officials delayed the game for more than an hour. the north korean women won that one 2-0. >>> when we come back on a thursday, more coverage of the olympics. including a smog
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